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Professor Anushka Patel’s outstanding contributions to the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease has been recognised today in the annual Australian Academy of Science honorific awards.

Media release: 
13/11/2017

Treatments commonly used to prevent acute kidney failure and its complications arising from common angiography procedures make no difference to health outcomes, a major new study has found.

The Executive Director of The George Institute for Global Health, Australia, Vlado Perkovic, has been appointed to serve on the editorial board of the New England Journal of Medicine.

A drug that lowers blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes produces better renal outcomes, according to new research by The George Institute for Global Health.

"In Australia, we are lucky to have one of the best health care systems in the world, but we still see major inequalities of health outcomes and access. I’m motivated by the idea that we can create a better system that is easier to navigate and uses resources more efficiently, so that more people can access services and the benefit will be improved health."

Media release: 
03/11/2017

On 3 November 2017, on the 10th anniversary of the establishment of The George Institute, China (GI China), a symposium entitled ‘Innovations in Research and Health Care’ was successfully held in Beijing, organized by Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) and UNSW Sydney, with the technical support of GI China.  

A keynote speech by Dr. Shahid Jameel, Chief Executive Officer of the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance, began a wide-ranging and engaging discussion on research collaboration at an event on 27 October 2017 organised by The George Institute for Global Health UK, the Oxford-India Health Research Network and the Oxford-India Centre for Sustainable Development at Somerville College, Oxford.

Media release: 
18/10/2017

For the first time, a strong link has been established between high blood pressure and the most common heart valve disorder in high-income countries, by new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford.

Media release: 
12/10/2017

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes could be significantly reduced by eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, a new study suggests.

Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded a total of $4.2 million in grants to The George Institute for Global Health to fund projects addressing some of the world's biggest health concerns.

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